Visiting Assistant Professor of Japanese

University of Toledo (Ohio)
Ohio, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Apr 22, 2021
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
Position Description

The Department of World Languages and Cultures at The University of Toledo invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor position in Japanese beginning August 23, 2021. The area of specialization is open, but primary responsibilities will focus on language teaching at the advanced level, in addition to developing courses in Japanese culture in English. 

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Please submit:

  •  cover letter
  •  updated CV
  •  teaching statement
  •  names and email addresses of three referees who will be contacted for a letter of recommendation.
Priority will be given to those who complete their applications by May 21, 2021; however, the search will continue until the position is filled. 

For more information, contact Dr. Kasumi Yamazaki (, Search Committee Chair, Department of World Languages & Cultures (MS 127), The University of Toledo, 2801 W. Bancroft St., Toledo, OH 43606.


Preference will be given to candidates who have completed a Ph.D. in a relevant field at time of employment and to applicants who are proficient in both Japanese and English, have demonstrated teaching excellence, have familiarity with current language pedagogy as well as experiences of using technology in classroom teaching.  

Preferred qualifications include experience mentoring underrepresented minority students. The above list of duties is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this classification. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties performed by the people so classified, nor is it intended to limit or modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct and control the work of employees under his/her supervision.  

The University of Toledo is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. The University is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, dual-career professionals and covered veterans. 

The University of Toledo does not discriminate in employment, educational programs, or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, ancestry, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, military or veteran status, disability, familial status, or political affiliation. 

The University of Toledo provides reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If you require accommodation to complete this application, or for testing or interviewing, please contact the Human Resources Department at 419-530-4747 between the hours of 8:30.AM. and 5:00PM or apply online for an accommodation request at